sieve & spamassassin

John Hayward John.C.Hayward at
Wed Jul 2 22:01:53 EDT 2003

Sorry for the mis-information and thanks for the correction!


On Tue, 1 Jul 2003, Rob Siemborski wrote:

>On Mon, 30 Jun 2003 John.C.Hayward at wrote:
>> o  INBOX by default has posting permissions to everyone - other folders
>>    do not.  Since the INBOX.junk folder needs to have your sendmail (or
>>    whatever) be able to post to the folder you need to allow everyone
>>    posting permissions.  It would be nice to have a facility which allows
>>    the general mail deliverer (sendmail or whatever) to post to a folder
>>    without allowing everyone that privilage.
>First of all, sieve doesn't check these rights when it is performing a
>fileinto (atleast, not in the case of user mailboxes).
>Second, you can allow SMTP AUTHed users to post to a mailbox without
>allowing everyone to post to the mailbox, just set 'p' for just that user.
>Unless you mean 'allow sendmail to post to the mailbox, but don't give
>the userid anyone the "p" right' which doesn't make a lot of sense (since
>LMTP is the only thing that checks the 'p' right).
>Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
>Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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